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The Sober World has many articles related to a person’s psychological and emotional well-being who are struggling with mental health disorders. We provide information on different co-occurring disorders, such as bi-polar disorder, depression, trauma, PTSD, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia and where they can go for help. Learn about different medications, and how to communicate with someone struggling with mental health.

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LIVING BEYOND – THE BRAIN, ADDICTION AND DISCRIMINATION

When we think of addicts, we seldom associate the word discrimination. Yet, there is clearly an undeniable association between discrimination and addiction. Although scientific research has proven that addiction...

SELF-PORTRAITURE

To a person looking from outside in, self-portraiture in therapy could appear to reinforce egotism and narcissism. This is especially true in an age when appearance is deemed to...
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THE EYE OF A NEEDLE

“And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the...
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A DAY IN THE LIFE: ANXIETY

Sometimes, it’s counting the minutes until you can leave. Sometimes, it’s a nervous tick that helps to maintain your calm. Sometimes, it’s a pressure on your chest that manifests...

LIVING BEYOND – FIRST RESPONDERS AND ADDICTION: THROUGH THE EYES OF A FIRST RESPONDER

As a first responder and psychologist, I have been in the midst of some of the most horrific and unimaginable scenes. All the training in the world can never...
DEPRESSION RECOVERY

FEELING DEPRESSED? TEN GUIDELINES FOR STARTING DEPRESSION RECOVERY

Depression is a serious problem that leads to relapse for many recovering people. The book, Depression and Relapse, helps people understand how similar tools can be used to treat...
COLLEGE MENTAL HEALTH

COLLEGE MENTAL HEALTH: A CHECKLIST FOR PARENTS

Be sure to learn more about what resources are available at your child’s college or university to help support their mental health Approximately four million students...
DEPRESSION AND RELAPSE

DEPRESSION AND RELAPSE UNDERSTANDING DEPRESSION AND HOW IT IMPACTS RECOVERY

Depression and Substance Use DisordersDepression is the most common behavioral health diagnosis among adults. An estimated 300 million people around the world suffer from depression according to the World...

POSTSECONDARY TRANSFORMATIVE EDUCATION IN RECOVERY

Some of the greatest losses for many individuals who have struggled with addiction is the loss of a supportive networks of families, friends, and communities. Since the 1930’s, recovery...

HOW A MOBILE APP CAN HELP TREAT ADDICTION AND MOOD DISORDERS

Limited access to mental health care is one of the biggest public health problems facing us today. Technology can help us change that. Maintaining your mental...

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